Gandhinagar, May 27 (IANS) The total number of corona positive cases climbed over the the 15,000 mark in Gujaratent as 376 fresh cases were added on Wednesday, taking the total to 15,205.
The major contribution came from Ahmedabad, which also crossed the 11,000-mark with 11,097. Wednesday also saw Corona claiming 23 lives in the state, taking the total death toll to 938. A total of 410 patients were discharged after being treated in different hospitals on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, 376 fresh cases of SARS-COV-2 virus infection were detected across the state, where it was seen that the percentage of Ahmedabad cases came down to 68 per cent with 256 cases.
Ahmedabad was followed by Surat (34), Vadodara (29), Mahisagar (14), Valsad (10), Surendranagar (6), Gandhinagar (5), Navsari (4), Rajkot (3), Anand, Patan, Kutch and other state with (2 each) and Bhavnagar, Mahesana, Panchmahals, Botad, Chotta Udepur, Porbandar and Amreli ( one eah).
Wednesday saw yet another 23 patients succumbing to the dreaded virus, out of which Ahmedabad had the highest casualties at 19. Two patients from Surat and one patient each from Mahisagar and a Vadodara succumbed to the virus.
A total of 724 people, out of the total 938, have succumbed to the virus during the month of May. Till date, out of the total deaths, 764 people have died in Ahmedabad alone (over 81 per cent), followed by 65 in Surat, 36 in Vadodara, 13 in Gandhinagar, 10 in Anand, 8 in Bhavnagar and 6 in Panchmahals.
On Wednesday, a total of 410 patients were discharged. Till now, a total of 7,547 patients have been discharged in the state.